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Burglar Alarms Southchurch Essex (SS1): If you are thinking about the installation of a burglar alarm system it is helpful to know that the crime levels in the United Kingdom have been climbing every year. In 2018-2019, out of 1 million reported attempted burglaries in the UK, 422,000 resulted in an actual burglary on a property in England and Wales alone. (Source: Statista, Crime and Law Enforcement data).

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It's a dreadful truth that lots of families only consider installing a burglar alarm after a burglary to their property. Fitting a burglar alarm is an investment worth considering, particularly when the police say that there is less probability of being a target to the forty seven percent of criminals who carry out their activities on the spur of the moment. Avoid the stress and heartache brought on by a robbery by fitting an alarm system that is appropriate for your home or business. Choosing a security alarm that matches your needs can be something of a challenge; how do you work out which one to install?

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There are security and alarm systems designed for any budget. Where the cost isn't an issue a dedicated security provider will install, service and comprehensively monitor your alarm system on your behalf, whereby at the other end of the scale, there are basic, battery powered alarms that can be fitted and running in an hour or two. It is even possible to connect a security camera system into your alarm control unit that will film any intruders whenever the alarm is activated. Think about your own surroundings and location before purchasing a security alarm and weigh-up what sort of alarm is needed for your situation.

TYPES OF BURGLAR ALARM

Audible/Visual Only Alarms - The least complicated of burglar alarms, where a siren and blinking light outside of the building gives an indication that the alarm has been activated. They notify the building occupants and local neighbourhood, but raise the alarm without contacting anyone, like your phone or a security service.

Pros:

  • Police forces across the UK confirm that just about any alarm system may prevent break-ins.
  • Installation is comparatively easy and quick.

Cons:

  • False alarms in the past have rendered people "alarm immune".
  • Somebody must be within hearing range of the device to know if it has been set off.
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Auto-Dial Security Alarms - These have all of the features of an audio visual burglar alarm, but can also send a voice message to a landline, or send a SMS text via a prepaid SIM card. Multiple contacts can be added via the alarm control unit to be called in a predetermined order. This sort of messaging device can be programmed to just send warnings to contacts on the list until a reply is received.

Pros:

  • An alarm trigger will instantly send a communication to alert a contact.
  • Monitors to detect fire, flooding or carbon monoxide can also be linked to these intruder alarm devices.

Cons:

  • If your phone has no signal or is turned off, you will not receive a notification from your alarm.
  • There's always got to be plenty of credit on the SIM that is inserted in the alarm system.
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Monitored Alarms - A complete security and monitoring program can be provided by a specialised alarm response company in return for an annual or monthly fee. The company will respond to any alarm to offer assistance, and will normally install and maintain the alarm system as an integral part of the package. These burglar alarms can also be linked with a police response unit for increased security.

Pros:

  • Potential burglars are more likely to be put off by a monitored alarm.
  • 24 hour monitoring of your home or business by an established security company.
  • The plan will normally include any repairs and other routine maintenance.

Cons:

  • Can prove very expensive for some homeowners.
  • Lengthy contracts and expensive termination fees.
  • The installation has to be undertaken by a professional.
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Smart Home Security Systems - By using a mixture of sensors and cameras it's quite possible to get round the clock coverage of your business or home from anywhere in the world. Sign in to the account from your laptop, tablet or mobile to see the status of your system, control your alarm remotely and play back video recordings.

Pros:

  • If you're out of the house a lot it is an easy way to monitor your home security.
  • The secure application and software can be used with several compatible devices, such as tablets, laptops and smartphones.

Cons:

  • Inadequate internet speed can affect reliability.
  • The costs can increase rapidly if more detectors and sensors are required than are contained in the basic package.

Portable Alarms - For extra security in outbuildings and sheds these compact battery operated gadgets can supply convenient and instant protection. Solar panels are available on some devices to provide power to an integrated rechargeable battery.

Pros:

  • Portable, light and easy to set up and move around.
  • A cheap and cheerful alternative for temporary installation due to their simplicity of use.

Cons:

  • Batteries have to be changed frequently.
  • Somewhat restricted in what security features they offer.

WIRED OR WIRELESS ALARMS?

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When you have decided what you want your burglar alarm to do, and what areas it needs to cover, do you need to have a wired or wireless burglar alarm?

Wired - Initial costs can be cheaper than a wireless system, but installation can be challenging and cost more, because of the extra time and skill in laying the cabling. Once installed the running costs are virtually zero for a hard-wired system as there are no batteries to replace in the detectors or alarm siren box. Be aware that even with a wired security alarm there could be a rechargeable battery for power failure use, located in the external siren box and in the internal control unit. Some people in Southchurch find the sight of the alarm wiring to be an eyesore in their home.

Wireless - Wireless burglar alarms, though slightly more expensive than a hard-wired system with the same capabilities, have reduced in price recently to make them affordable for everybody. You may be able to install a fairly basic wireless burglar alarm on your own, however if in doubt it's generally safer to bring in a specialist alarm company, who can provide expertise and advice from start to finish. You'll have to have a fresh supply of decent quality batteries on hand for the sounder box and sensors and swap them in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations for the most effective results.

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ALARM INSTALLATION

For the best results, you should always employ an experienced alarm installation company to fit and service your burglar system. In Southchurch you have a variety of companies available, and it's advisable to get several quotes.

A first-rate Southchurch security company will listen to your concerns and provide a burglar alarm that will be a perfect fit for your circumstances. To supply you with the best possible product there should be an on-site survey which doesn't just consider your alarm system needs, but might also offer suggestions for other security measures that can be enhanced around your property.

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Before installing your burglar alarm system it's worth contacting your home insurance provider. If you are able to satisfy your insurers burglar alarm specifications, you might be surprised to get a special discount on your policy renewal.

The primary approved alarm installation providers for insurance purposes must be NSI (National Security Inspectorate) or the SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) accredited companies. The SSAIB and NSI certifications showcase the company's professionalism within the alarm and security sector.

A monitored burglar alarm that connects to the police response team has to be installed professionally and comply with NSI or SSAIB regulations. Without this alarm system compliance and proof of certification you won't be able to connect with the police monitoring and response service. It is additionally worth stating that to be able to stay in the police monitoring service you need to have your burglar alarm maintained and serviced on a regular basis by an approved and accredited security company.

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